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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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July 5, 1990

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Fair Tickets Sellin Cash Shows Bi, The ticket office of the State Fair West Virginia opened Monday, June 11, to a day of record sales, according to Lynne R. Smith, public- ty director of the Fair. Hundreds of Deople were in line outside the ticket long before the doors opened 8 a.m Some had even spent tile night just for the chance to purchase ose few, precious front row seats," Smith said. "It was by far our big- day ever," State Fair assistant er Marlene Pierson said. "Despite this huge demand, tick- ~ts for all grandstand shows were ~till available at the end of the first of sales. Alabama on August 1 and Willie Nelson on August 18 17 are not far behind. Reba McEn tlre, Charlie Daniets, Garth Brooks and Wild Rose, Fabian, The Coast- ers, and the Shirelles, and Tire Cover Girls and Stevie B are also seNing well." Mr Smith sa~d Tickets may be purchased week- days, 8 a.m to 4:30 p.m., at tile Administration Building or] the State Fair grounds telephone and ma~t orders will also be accepted. To or- der by phone with a Visa or Master- card, call 647-3247, between 9 a.m and 4 p.m. For more information on Fair ac- tivihes and events call 645-1090 "The 1990 State Fair of West Vir- ginia promises to be our most spec- The Mountain Messenger,Thursday, July 5, 1990 3A Real Estate Will Be Reappraised---Again 'West Virginia's property tax sys- tem throughout the 1980s sputtered through controversy and turmod From action in the State court sys- tem to constituhonal amendments, from comprehenswe legislation to intense admm~stratwe activity, most of the effort throughout the 1980s was directed toward a centrally ad- ministered, statewLde reappraisal of property tied to a particular base year, 19E3/' according to State De- patlment of Tax and Revenues Sec- retary Charies O. Lorensen. 'By the end of the decade, how- ever, West Virginia's first statewJde reappraise! had not been imple- mented as the constitution and stab utes envisoioned. The 1989 Legisla- ture, following an Attorney Generals opmton that Legtslahve achon was necessary to break the impasse, created the Property Tax Study Commission, composed of five State Senators, five members of the House of Delegates and five c~hzer" members, including the Tax Com- missioner," Mr Lorensen said "After travelling extensively throughout the State holding pubiic hearings and listening to hours of suggested solutions, the Property Tax Study Commission developed legislation that was introduced and passed in the 1990 Regular Ses- biofi, ltie iuy~SklllOrl signalleO a riuw direction for West Virginias property tax system," Mr L.orensen added. 'The legislation calls for a reap- praisal of all property over a three year period, beginning not later than July 1, 1991, and places the primary responsibility for residential, agricul- tural and commercial property ap- praisals on the county assessors. Responsibility for the appraisal of natural resource and industrial prop- erty is given to the State Tax Divi siGn. All parcels of property will be adjusted on a continuing three year cycle to reflect changes m tile cur rent market value," Mr I_orensen satd. i !- Picnic Table ! Purloined I A picnic table was stolen from Blue Bend campground in April. The public's assistance in locating this table is requested by the U,S. For- est Service in Whir@ Sulphur Springs. The table is distinctive: the seats and top are made of 3-inch thick planks If you see a table like this or have any information that might be helpful, please contact Dis- trict Ranger Morse Reese at the US+ Forest Service, P. O. Box 520, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986,or phone 536-2144. the two top sellers but Randy tacular year ever, so buy your tick .......... I I is on August 15 and George ets today and join us August 10-18" II When you like the Mountain Messenger I ;s and Johnny Cash on August Ms Pierson added. I l ........... j Randy Travis Coming To Fair PLEASE thank our advertisers Tickets May Be Scarce I In three short years Randy State Fair of West Virginia August ; IUUK~ I ~ive ~ur"~o[' a B'eak / Travis has done tile nearl'y impos- 15, 6:30 p.m. and9pm, i All Kinds Of Fun , I Slble. He has turned painstaking sty- "NO HOLDIN' BACK," Traviss I : i A ! ~ ~ ~@~ Iistic integrity into across-the-board latest recording, recently "went plati- I I ~~'' ~ i ?3 ~ / :popularSUperstardmappeal reachingand artistica maturityleVel of million.nUm'" withThoseSaleSaroundOf morehimthansay onehe . 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